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Yarlington, Somerset

Historical Description

Yarlington, a parish, with a village, in Somerset, 4 miles from Wincanton station on the Somerset and Dorset Joint railway. Acreage, 1204; population, 179. A cattle fair is held annually on 26 Aug. Remains of an ancient camp are on a hill. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; gross value, £250 with residence. The church is Early English, and has been restored.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountySomersetshire 
Ecclesiastical parishYarlington St. Mary 
Poor Law unionWincanton 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Yarlington from the following:


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Somersetshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictSouth Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtBA9
Post TownBruton